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Keira Knightley

Paul Wesley and Phoebe Tonkin Reunited?

-CW stars Paul Wesley and Phoebe Tonkin split last month after four years of dating, but it looks like they might be back on. This is some CW-levels of romantic drama. Way to stay on brand, guys!

-This profile on Elisabeth Moss includes lots of interesting tidbits, including the fact she memorized The Handmaid’s Tale’s frequent voiceovers so she could repeat them in her head when shooting those scenes so that the words would match her expressions, and that she signed on to the show for 5-7 seasons (which is troubling).

-Also, The Muse poses a good question: is it relevant that the star of The Handmaid’s Tale belongs to a secretive, allegedly oppressive religion?

Chris Pratt posted a deleted scene from Parks & Rec for TBT and now I want one every week.

-Also, Chris pranked a pet store by calling them and asking for advice on how to care for a Baby Groot.

Madonna is not a fan of Universal’s Blond Ambition biopic and she fired off a string of Instagram posts to let world to know. “Why would Universal Studios want to make a movie about me based on a script that is all lies???” she wrote in a now-deleted post. I’m guessing this means the producers won’t be asking to use her music in it?

-On the Tonight Show, Leslie Jones had a wild story for Dr. Phil and he had to figure out if it was true or false. Props to Dr. Phil for keeping a straight face when she starts talking about her date’s nuts…

-I was wondering why Emma Watson and Tom Hanks have been so quiet with promotion for The Circle, which opens this weekend. (Remember the weeks leading up to Beauty & The Beast? She was EVERYWHERE.) Turns out it’s because the movie is really, really bad.

Haim’s new video was directed by their mom’s former student — who happens to be Paul Thomas Anderson.

David Fincher is doing pal Brad Pitt a huge favour by agreeing to direct the World War Z sequel.

Keira Knightley and Andrew Lincoln filmed an adorable new Love Actually charity video inviting fans to visit them in London for “cuddles” and “a cup of tea.”

-It’s hard to judge the new season of Fargo because I’ve only seen one episode but I found it mind-numbingly boring, so I liked this article about how “prestige TV” is often  formulaic fare that’s serving you a Big Mac and convincing you it’s a steak.

-So Jason Segel is writing YA science fiction books now? Cool cool cool.

Scarlett Johansson and Tilda Swinton are in another white-washing controversy after being cast in Wes Anderson’s upcoming stop-motion film, Isle of Dogs.

-Why yes, I would like to read an oral history of Romy & Michele’s High School Reunion, tyvm.

Alison Brie plays a bad girl in the latest teaser for Netflix’s GLOW.

Alicia Vikander, Judi Dench and Cara Delevingne star in the new trailer for the period piece Tulip Fever.

Scarlett Johansson Doesn’t Believe in Monogamy


-In a new chat with Playboy, Scarlett Johansson says monogamy goes “against instinct.” In the interview, which seems to have taken place before she announced her split from hubby Romain Dauriac, she says “I might be skewered for that, but I think it’s work…The fact that it is such work for so many people — for everyone — the fact of that proves that it is not a natural thing.”

-Moonlight’s Mahershala Ali is looking all kinds of great on the cover of THR, where he shares his journey to becoming a Muslim.

-How exactly did Vogue think the world would respond to Karlie Kloss dressed as a geisha in 2017?! She’s since apologized.

-Not surprisingly, Christine Baranski had no problem looking disgusted at Trump’s inauguration in a scene for The Good Fight. Meanwhile, the show is getting good reviews.

-There’s a Love Actually reunion happening for a British charity – a 10-minute comedy skit with a confirmed cast that so far includes Hugh Grant, Keira Knightley, Andrew Lincoln, Bill Nighy, Liam Neeson and Rowan Atkinson.

-Even Pedro Pascal can’t convince me that the camo trend is a good idea, but I appreciate his attempts.

-Warner Bros. is seriously courting Mel Gibson to direct the Suicide Squad sequel? Seriously?!? Be better, Hollywood.

Ashton Kutcher testified today at a Senate Foreign Relations Committee hearing on how to put an end to modern slavery and everyone came to the chilling realization that Kelso is better at talking to Congress than the President of the United States…

-As the world continues to burn, Colbert is staring to beat Fallon in the rating.

Sofia Vergara filed a suit yesterday to block ex Nick Loeb from using their frozen pre-embryos.

M.I.A. makes it clear she’s not Rihanna, Madonna, Mariah, or Ariana Grande in her new song.

-Nice: Kumail Nanjiani‘s Sundance hit The Big Sick will be released this summer.

Michael K. Williams talks about feeling typecast in this weird and awesome video. Why isn’t he in everything?!

Robert Pattinson has been making weirdo fashion choices all week and he’s never been more interesting.

Alanis Morissette is having a rough go of it. First, her manager admitted to stealing $7M. Now, a robber stole $2M worth of jewelry from her Brentwood home.

-Fact: Mariska Hargitay and Chris Meloni reunions will never get old.

-Emails released in Kesha‘s lawsuit against Dr Luke reveal that he allegedly bullied her about her weight.

Mae Whitman is returning to our TV screens and suddenly the world feels a little bit better.

-I liked this interview with 11 of the 683 new Academy members about what it’s like to have a say in who wins an Oscar.

-Speaking of interesting industry articles, here’s a good look at how each of the six major studios greenlights films now that studio owners are reluctant to give that authority to just one person.

-The LAPD may have ruined Sandra Bullock’s case against her alleged stalker by “illegally searching” his home.

–Here’s the first trailer for Dean, starring Demetri Martin, Gillian Jacobs and Kevin Kline.



Keira Knightley Talks Paternity Leave, Childcare Costs


-I like that Keira Knightley spends so much time in her Harper’s Bazaar cover story talking about how expensive child care is for the average working mother and how paternity leave should be extended. Unexpected but awesome.

Meghan Markle was photographed for the first time since the Prince Harry romance was revealed. Dammit, I wanted to snap the first shot the next time Suits tapes next to my office. I was hoping to cake up!

Tracy Morgan says he forgives the truck driver who left him hospitalized: “I’m not mad at him — I forgave him.”

Gabrielle Union warmly reminisced about 10 Things I Hate About You costar Heath Ledger. “He was great, warm, funny. We had a lot of fun. I thought all movies were like that. We literally ate dinner together every night.”

-Wow wow wow. Dave Chappelle is hosting SNL on Nov. 12, NBC says. A Tribe Called Quest will be the musical guest.

-Well, this is terrible. Michael Bublé says his 3-year-old son has cancer.”‘We will win this battle, god willing.”

Mariah Carey took the stage for the first time since splitting from fiance James Packerand I was there! She was an hour late, everyone was pushy, we froze our butts off and she only sang two songs. So worth it.

-Here are some photos of 26-year-old Jennifer Lawrence kissing her 47-year-old boyfriend to get your weekend off to an icky start.

-I’m glad there’s backlash from Johnny Depp being in the Fantastic Beasts movies. I still don’t know how JK Rowling let this happen. She’s always had a pretty tight grip on the films.

-This is a great voting PSA starring Rachel Bloom, Moby, Elizabeth Banks, Adam Scott, Felicia Day, Jane Lynch and Adam Pally.

Kelly Clarkson‘s version of “It’s Quiet Uptown” (a song about losing a child) from the Hamilton mixtape. I she recorded it when she was pregnant. Guys, I’m openly weeping. Guys.

Sterling K. Brown is in talks to join Sarah Paulson in American Crime Story season 2, Katrina. YASS!

-Speaking of Ryan Murphy shows, he just cast Lady Gaga as Donatella Versace, which seems like a no brainer.

-Yikes. Bill Simmons‘ HBO show was canceled after just four months.

-Did Britney Spears go to Thunder From Down Under? She does Vegas like I do Vegas and I love her for it.

-The new Trainspotting 2 trailer left me weirdly optimisitic! Now excuse me while I go listen to “Born Slippy” on a loop.

-Batman’s greatest fear is becoming a father figure (or seeing a snake clown) in the new Lego Batman Movie trailer. This might be the best use of Michael Cera ever.